Day 13 – A Must Read:
Today’s photo challenge wasn’t easy to choose either. There are so many great must reads. I decided to go with The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson that I’m reading at the moment. I don’t usually read a lot of non-fiction but something seems to be changing in my reading habits and that’s a good thing. I’m reading more non-fiction, more memoirs, and more short story collections. The Warmth of Other Suns is about the migration of blacks from the south to the northern and western cities of the United States from 1915 to 1970. I have to say this is a subject that is crucial to American history, but that wasn’t touched on at all at school. It’s for this reason I chose it as a must read. What better way to understand this period than from the mouths of the people who actually lived through it. It’s non-fiction but reads like fiction and is captivating from the get go. I’ll definitely be back with a full review when I’m done. It’s a monster read of 622 pages, but it seems to be going quickly. What is a must read for you?